Findings under the Privacy Act 2013-2014 Wanted by the. CBSA. Program. In a complaint to our Office, the Canadian Council for Refugees alleged that the personal information of an individual had been improperly disclosed on the Canada Border Service Agency's (website. This disclosure occurred under the “Wanted by the. [...]
Source: Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada
Findings under the Privacy Act 2013-2014 Woman fails in attempt to return personal information to Canada Revenue AgencyWhen a B.C. woman tried to return another taxpayers' personal information that was mistakenly sent to her, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA. only took action after the matter was brought to the media.. [...]
Source: Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada
A new report by the Privacy Commissioner on three electronic shared care record (SCR) systems says they are well-managed projects that are appropriately mitigating privacy risks, but that continued attention to privacy is needed if health consumer and provider trust is to be maintained. [...]
Source: Office of the Privacy Commisioner, New Zealand – Media Releases & Statements
Nearly one third (31 percent) of all mobile apps raise concerns about the nature of permissions sought, a global sweep of mobile apps has found. One in three apps surveyed appeared to request access to information that exceeded their functionality. [...]
Source: Office of the Privacy Commisioner, New Zealand – Media Releases & Statements
Credit reporters will no longer be able to charge more than $10 for consumers seeking their credit information. The change takes effect from 1 September 2014. [...]
Source: Office of the Privacy Commisioner, New Zealand – Media Releases & Statements
Source: XIII Ibero-American Data Protection, Lima, May 2015